Shelter is an interesting part of the history and culture of Taos, New Mexico. Just outside of town is the Taos Pueblo, the oldest continuously occupied settlement in North America. A few miles north is Earthship, a community of self-sufficient, low-impact, environmentally sustainable homes. But at the end of a dead-end street in a quiet […]
Hundreds of faculty, staff and friends of the University shared in the holiday spirit at receptions hosted by UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller and his wife, Georgia, last week at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. University photographer Eric Miller and student photographer Lauren Hlvaka captured the festive events. (Click thumbnails to enter slideshow […]
‘Twas the night before commencement, and all through the house… award-winning UW-Green Bay students were feted at special receptions on campus for top members of the December 2014 graduating class. A pair of on-campus receptions on Friday, Dec. 12, brought together students, friends, family and UWGB official to celebrate. The events honored students earning cum […]
UW-Green Bay bade farewell to a record mid-year class Saturday, Dec. 13, when more than 330 students (of more than 500 total graduates) took part in December commencement ceremonies at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. From lighthearted worries about traversing the stage in heels to genuine feelings of excitement and nostalgia, our grads and commencement speaker shared their thoughts about the big day.
Twas the end of the term, and away at the Kress,
Four gentle, fine dance students practiced their best.
They pliéd, chasséd and developéd with such grace,
That Phlash the Phoenix could not believe his big face.
Friends and family along with officials of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay gathered for brunch Saturday morning, Dec. 13, to honor Virginia (Ginny) Riopelle on the day she was to receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from UW-Green Bay. The gathering in the atrium of Mary Ann Cofrin Hall preceded the University’s mid-year commencement […]
Our student photographers had plenty of smiling faces to pick from in capturing images before and after UW-Green Bay’s December commencement at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Dec. 13. About two-thirds of the 500 or so graduating seniors elected to take part in the ceremony, which drew a near-capacity crowd of 2,000 to the Weidner’s Cofrin Family Hall.
UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller shook plenty of hands and handed out hundreds of diplomas Saturday (Dec. 13) at the Weidner Center. He also presented an honorary doctorate to UW-Green Bay community advocate Ginny Riopelle. The University 45th mid-year commencement was the first for Miller since he arrived on campus in August.
UWGB Social has a terrific Facebook photo gallery up today in which some of tomorrow’s graduating seniors are sharing sneak peeks at their mortarboard messages and artistic designs. There are already a couple dozen really creative examples posted to the site.
UW-Green Bay recognized its most faithful donors Dec. 9 with an on-campus reception honoring Dr. Herbert and Crystal Sandmire and their $1 million capstone gift endowing additional scholarships for students pursuing careers in medicine or related fields. The gathering in the Laboratory Sciences Building was hosted by Chancellor Gary L. Miller and his wife, Georgia.